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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
the local chapter? >> i honestly don't think that specifically the planned parenthood did. i think there's confusion with the national organization and the local organization and the difference between us. >> and the difference is, the local never dealt with planned parenthood. >> planned parenthood has never asked us for funding. >> they have called those who find out why and what they're hearing is the economy is really changing their course and there are more organizations and causes. >> search for the cures is going to go on and if we slow down any of the money that's being given to the organization, it's going to slow down that work. >> so the local wants to distance itself from the national and its policies and its changing leadership. what does komen maryland need tonight? >> we need people to register for the race for the cure. we need to start teams. we need people to send out e- mails for donations and just feel comfortable to spread the word about what we do in maryland. >> the biggest concern in all this? is that komen maryland has been there for you and now they need you mor
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
to be more concerned about driver. >> reporter: our investigation found hundreds of local school bus drivers cited for blowing through red lights and speeding sometimes even in school zones. but there could be even hundreds more we don't know about because of a lack of oversight that means some drivers don't have to report their camera tickets. our abc2 news investigation looked at camera citations like these handed out to driver who work specifically for the baltimore city and county public school systems. those drivers racked up more than 200 citations for speeding or red light violations, the fines worth more than $10,000. but those districts also pay more than 300 contracted drivers to transport their students and the companies they work for don't have to tell the schools when their drivers get caught by the cameras. it's simply not in their contracts creating a double standards of cost -- standard of sorts among drivers. >> doesn't the county want to know from your contractors and why don't you require that? >> i can't answer why we don't at this time require that. it is something that
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
up. fighting breast cancer anyway you can. we will tell you this morning about one local group what they are doing in a creative way raising money one clay pigeon at a time. and a problem with one airline. turbulence of a different sort. details on what they are doing to make travelers feel safer when they are flying the friendly skies. >> reporter: facebook has reached a new milestone ceo mark zuckerberg revealed the social network has 1 billion active users translating to one in every seven people on planet. microsoft will take on apple and google when it unveils windows phone 8. operating system will be available on both the nokia 920 and 820 which will be both exclusive to at&t. microsoft event takes place october 29th. starbucks customers can pay for their favorite beverages with their iphones. the chain is compatible with passbook a feature that debuted on ael a ios6 operating system. and attache is looking to increase airport security. the japanese company has developed a gate that can detect the presence of bomb making ingredients in just a few seconds. and those are your te
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
% of the funds stay local. going to grant programs throughout the state. so it's really the money is staying in maryland and we're trying to help maryland women. >> expand on that really quickly. i give you my money, where does it go? how do we see it realized? you said a word there i think is important. it remains local. >> correct. last year komen maryland grant funded $2.2 million to 26 programs throughout the state. and those go to provide screenings, mammograms, meals for women and their children, so that they don't have to worry about cooking. we really go across the spectrum and provide services for screening and treatment all the way through survivorship and helping women get back to normal lives after their diagnosis. >> and it doesn't just stop there with hunt valley. another susan g. komen race for the cure for the eastern shore. >> we actually have an ocean city race for the cure on sunday, april 21st, 2013. >> all right. brittany fowler with susan g. komen sew you out there sunday morning. >>> time to move on now on "good morning maryland." if you know a rabid sports fan you kno
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
welcomes w the state or city or local energy company. >> reporter: after a quick check of the attic, windows and doors , the auditor, turned on the hard sell and told the cats, they needed to buy a 4000- dollar solar blanket. >> i was mad that he misguided us. >> reporter: she was one victim of what the consumer federation of america calls an emerging energy audit scam. >> they make phone calls offering them free energy audits that will save them hundreds of dollars a month on their utility bills. >> reporter: the auditors often imply they are with a government agency or utility company. >> their real intent is to get in to consumer's homes and sell them heat barriers, that actually don't save them any money at all. >> reporter: shotty work can be the result. these pictures were taken inside where investigators say the owner fell for a scam and paid the company to put in insulation. the contractor was unlicensed and never returned to finish the job. >> we have seen work, where people were not benefiting from the savings. >> reporter: phone solicitations for free home audits are amon
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
support to a local student who was shot on the first day of school. there's a fund-raiser that's happening today for daniel and it is is at one of his favorites places, the mcdonald's which was right across from perry hall elementary school. we are told that 25% of the food sales will go to his family to help pay for the medical bills. and also prayers to daniel bracelets will be sold for $2. this event runs from 4:30 until 8:30 tonight. >>> a health alert. that meningitis outbreak is growing even larger. 105 cases now to report. they say 105 people have been ill and five of them in our state. 8 people have died nationwide. this outbreak is linked to a massachusetts pharmacy that produced steroid shots that apparently were tainted. if you want to read about the symptoms and get a list of the 7 medical facilities in maryland that received the steroid shots you can head to the website at abc2 news.com and we posted everything you need to know. >>> and a maryland teen has message about bullying and in the process of recording the message, his peers prove his point. we will show outbullying ca
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
or local dealership to find out if their vehicle model is one with a counterfeit air bag. very important information. information to keep you and your family safe. reporting live in rogers forge sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> a teenage girl shot to death while visiting her aunt 16 years old. her body was found on sunday night in the middle of fairlawn avenue in north west baltimore. she was in the street her purse next to her and her phone. she had a juvenile record and multiple arrest and family members didn't want to talk to us on camera but know she was troubled. >> she comes from a loving family. her mother prayed tried and did everything we could possibly do. but sometimes you know little girls get lost out here in the world. prayerfully they come back home. she didn't make it back home. >> police say this morning they have very little evidence to go on in this case. we will keep you posted as we learn more details. >>> a mormon church in hagerstown is vandalized and we are talking about 13 bottle bombs that were found in the parking lot. but police say it was in the a hate crime.
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
for kids than the kids? we're going to take you to a local playground created by the young mind. >> plus the huge push to cut back on sugar doesn't count on the farm. why the cattle are grazing on gummy beers instead of grass and -- bears instead of grass and grain. should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. >>> you know it's not too often kids get the opportunity like this. >> they designed the playground after their dreams. you see the children from the pratt house put a pencil to paper and they created a really cool place to have fun. they help families with two or more children get back on their feet. the parents they say they are thrill. >> really .because they have someone to -- important because they have
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
halloween. jones family turned him in after they saw surveillance video police released to local newsstations. >>> he worked to protect others but lost his life in a car crash prince george's county police officer kevin bowden was off duty when his cruiser hit another vehicle and forced into a utility pole. the 28-year-old died at the hospital. >> witnesses say that the officer was cut off and we are not at a point to say that's what caused the accident. but we are looking into that. >> the driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. >>> it can be hard enough losing one member of a family. but imagine the grief and heart break of saying bye to five. id it breaks your heart to look at the caskets all so mall. four children died october 11th in the arms their grandmother who was trying to save them from a burning home. she had 14 grandchildren and they remembered their grandmother as a giving woman who was willing to do anything to protect her family. >> i love you baby jane. [audio not understandable] >> i love you and i thank god for
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